Apr. 23-28, in Europe: The Sync on tour

The Sync [The Bridge #5] Sylvaine Hélary – flute, effects Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello, effects Eve Risser – piano Mike Reed – drums   [caption id="attachment_2866" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Sync © Rémi Angéli[/caption]   Schedule: 4/23 – La Malterie, Lille, FR 4/24 – 19PaulFort, Paris, FR 4/25 – Bimhuis, Amsterdam, NL 4/27 – Jazz or Jazz Festival at the Théâtre...

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A Pride of Lions — Chicago, April 29 – May 13, 2018

A Pride of Lions [The Bridge #11] JOE MCPHEE – pocket trumpet, tenor saxophone DAUNIK LAZRO – tenor & baritone saxophone JOSHUA ABRAMS – double bass, guimbri GUILLAUME SÉGURON – double bass CHAD TAYLOR – drums, mbira   04/29 – THE HUNGRY BRAIN, 9:00 PM Daunik Lazro & Guillaume Séguron + Josh Berman (cornet),...

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An Ayler Xmas – Mars Williams + Coax

Mars​ ​Williams​ & Coax ​:​ ​An​ ​Ayler​ ​Xmas The​ ​Music​ ​of​ ​Albert​ ​Ayler​ ​&​ ​Songs​ ​of​ ​Xmas   D’Anthony Braxton aux Psychedelic Furs, et du NRG Ensemble d’Hal Russell au Chicago Tentet de Peter Brötzmann, le mercenaire Mars Williams, saxophoniste en roue libre, a certainement fait les 400...

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EPIPHANY [The Bridge #9] – Chicago, Oct. 31 – Nov. 16 2017

  EPIPHANY [The Bridge #9] Mike Ladd – improvised poetry/lyrics, EMS Synthi Mankwe Ndosi – voice, poetry, story, texture Sylvain Kassap – clarinets, electronics Dana Hall – drums, cymbals Concert dates : 10/30 — IceHouse, Minneapolis, MN feat. guest Douglas R. Ewart (woodwinds) 11/01 — Doug Fogelson Studio, 8.30pm celebrating Samain 11/02 — Elastic Arts, 9pm Improvised Music Series feat members of Asian Improv aRts: Tatsu Aoki (bass), Jonathan Chen (violin,...

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Twins [The Bridge #0] – France, Oct. 2017

Twins [The Bridge #0] Fred Jackson Jr. – alto & soprano saxophones Stéphane Payen – alto saxophone Makaya McCraven – drums, electronics Edward Perraud – drums, percussion Concert dates : 5/10 — Carré Bleu, Jazz à Poitiers 6/10 — Tribu Festival au Port du Canal, Dijon 7/10 — Le Périscope, Lyon Twins invite Benoît Delbecq (piano préparé) 8/10 — Théâtre du Pavé / Un Pavé dans...

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[TB#13] – Chicago, May 2017

The Bridge #13 Jean-Luc Guionnet — alto saxophone, pipe organ Pierre-Antoine Badaroux — alto saxophone Jim Baker — piano, keyboards, ARP synthetizer Jason Roebke — double bass Tour Schedule 5/6, The American-Indian Center: "The Bridge to Native Chicago: A music Exchange of Jazz and Songs of the Southern Plains", 7pm 5/7, Logan Center...

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Shore to Shore [The Bridge #4] 2016 tour

The Bridge obstinately keeps on circulating French-American ensembles of improvisers and, this time, for the first time, an ensemble that made its debut in Chicago, in May 2014. This second tour, in France, will be accompanied by the release of an album recorded at the time in...

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It Never Ends

Here's an aside & documentary on a rare man, the drummer, musician, and muse-physician Avreeayl Ra. This documentary was directed both during a Bridge tour in France in April 2014, and a few months later at home Facebook page for the film : https://www.facebook.com/itneverendsthedoc/ IT NEVER ENDS -...

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